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South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue

Walker’s Paradise

South Loop Neighborhood, Chicago

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South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue
Chicago
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60605

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue has a Walk Score of 98 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is a four minute walk from the Red Line at the Harrison stop.

This location is in the South Loop neighborhood in Chicago. Nearby parks include Grant Park, Logan Monument and Grant Park South.

Nearby schools include Renaissance Prep School, Renaissance Preparatory School and Jones College Prep.

The closest grocery stores are Trader Joe's, Urban Pantry and Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating.

Nearby coffee shops include starbucks, Caribou Coffee and Cafecito. There are 151 restaurants within a 15 minute walk including Mercat a la Planxa, Kitty O'Shea's and 720 South Bar & Grill.

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is near East-West University, Roosevelt University and School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

There are good bike lanes and the terrain is flat as a pancake. South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is very bikeable, biking is convenient for most trips.

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Explore how far you can travel by car, bus, bike and foot from South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue.

Rider’s Paradise

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is a Rider’s Paradise which means world-class public transportation. Car sharing is available from Zipcar, I-GO and RelayRides.

Rail lines:

  • Red Line

    0.2 mi

  • ME Metra Electric

    0.3 mi

  • Brown Line

    0.3 mi

  • Pink Line

    0.3 mi

  • Purple Line

    0.3 mi

  • Orange Line

    0.3 mi

  • Green Line

    0.4 mi

  • Blue Line

    0.4 mi

Bus lines:

  • 26 South Shore Express

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  • 10 Museum of S & I

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  • J14 Jeffery Jump

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  • 6 Jackson Park Express

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  • 147 Outer Drive Express

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  • 28 Stony Island

    0.0 mi

  • 2 Hyde Park Express

    0.0 mi

  • 3 King Drive

    0.0 mi

  • 1 Bronzeville/Union Station

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  • 4 Cottage Grove

    0.0 mi

Car shares:

Bike shares:

Very Bikeable

Flat as a pancake, good bike lanes.

South Loop Neighborhood

South Michigan Avenue & East Balbo Avenue is in the South Loop neighborhood. South Loop is the 34th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a neighborhood Walk Score of 89.

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